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Back Alley Grill

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925 W San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, CA 92078-1109
+1 760-736-4400
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San Marcos, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

My wife and I have had weekend lunches here several times and have always found the staff extremely pleasant and helpful. The food is consistent and very good (otherwise we would not continue to come back).

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Thank Don W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Literally everything on the menu is awesome. The service is always personal and prompt. Our usual include the ultimate melt, sweet tater tots, tacos, wings, etc.

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Thank Rachel D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

I've said it before and I'll say it again. This place is great, for the most part. The Sevice was a bit slow and it wasn't even that crowded. Would really like for that to improve. The food was great. These folk certainly know how to make a GOOD burger. Ok, now I'm hungry.

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Thank James M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

Took a co worker there for his birthday, the Sevice was great, food was good and the cows were out in the pasture. Just go see for yourself.

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Thank James M
San Marcos, California
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Met some friends who are steady customers. They suggested I have a burger which I did. Wow! Talk about big and juicy! I had to eat it slow to enjoy it all. A great recommendation.

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Thank dennis b
San Marcos, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

food is always excellent and fresh. Like the atmosphere inside. Have never sat outside because I have a health issue.

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Thank Diane B
Carlsbad, California
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581 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2014

We had a large group for lunch on a Saturday. The servers were friendly, fast and courteous. The menu is the ordinary fare you'd expect from a neighborhood café and features a variety of burgers. The outside patio was just right for this warm day and we appreciated the shade provided by the large umbrellas. The group entrée orders pretty... More 

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Thank Gordon C
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2013

We discovered this place last year and it just feels like home when you're there. Very friendly, comfortable atmosphere. Nice patio with large tables for big groups, horse shoe pits, real beachy vibe (like you're at the beach -- sans an ocean). The food (especially the burgers) is great and the portions are large. They've never shy'd away from a... More 

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Buckeye, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

Saturday lunch. Menu is mostly burgers. I had the Blue Cheeseburger. Food was average but good portions. One waitress/bartender in the whole place, but she kept up. Friendly place with a laid back atmosphere. Sat in the patio area with a nice breeze and reggae playing in the background. Nice place to chill and have a cold beer.

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Thank Robert D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 925 W San Marcos Blvd, San Marcos, CA 92078-1109
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: +1 760-736-4400

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?